Jack Nelson's Christian Missionizing and Social Transformation: A History PDF

By Jack Nelson

This quantity represents a case research of African responses to American missionary efforts in colonial and post-colonial Zaire. Jack Nelson describes how clash emerged while missionary makes an attempt to regulate the speed and nature of switch and to guard the church neighborhood from corrupting Western impacts faced African aspirations to beat international domination via schooling and monetary potential. Nelson relates an account of social forces reworking the missionaries' designs in the course of colonial efforts, the encroachment of a money economic climate, the increase of nationalism and political struggles, and the formation of social classes.

As a sociology of faith research, Christian Missionizing and Social Transformation analyzes either the altering social context within which a truly admired church neighborhood in Zaire used to be based and constructed and the way the dynamics of swap prompted African responses to missionary academic and evangelizing efforts. As a old examine, it records some of the most critical struggles among a church group and a challenge association that happened within the wake of Zairian independence. As a critique of yank missionary practices, the learn probes the beliefs of a favored philosophy of undertaking and the truth of the implementation of that philosophy. As a examine of the character of the problems and conflicts inside an African church, it deals massive perception into the way within which Africans are dealing with the missionary legacy, the professionalizing of African clergy, the church as a improvement association, and the continuing efforts at the a part of African theological scholars to provide an indigenous theology.

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